[Python-ideas] Looking for input to help with the pip situation

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Tue Nov 14 03:56:51 EST 2017

On 14 November 2017 at 03:08, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:
> On Nov 13, 2017 6:47 PM, "Nick Coghlan" <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:

>> and a pip.bat with the equivalent contents on Windows?
>> (Bonus: maybe this would fix the problem with upgrading pip on
>> Windows?)
> Depending on how the batch file was written, I think the answer to
> that is "maybe":
> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/2888976/how-to-make-bat-file-delete-it-self-after-completion/20333152#20333152
> Sigh.

Batch files are not suitable for this task. The wrappers have to be
executables. See
http://paul-moores-notes.readthedocs.io/en/latest/wrappers.html for a
detailed analysis I did some time ago.


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